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  Encyclopedia: New York City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
New York City, officially named the City of New York, is the most populous city in the United States, the most densely populated major city in North America, and is at the center of international finance, politics, entertainment, and culture.
Upper New York Bay is surrounded by Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and the coast of New Jersey, and is connected by the Narrows between Brooklyn and Staten Island to Lower New York Bay, which is partially surrounded by Brooklyn, Staten Island, and the coast of New Jersey, and opens to the Atlantic Ocean.
New York City is also home to the nation's largest community of American Jews, with an estimate of 972,000 in 2002, and is the worldwide headquarters of the Hasidic Lubavitch sect and the Bobover and Satmar branches of Hasidism.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/New-York-City   (10423 words)

  
 Queens - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Queens, the most ethnically diverse county in the United States, is geographically the largest of the five boroughs of New York City.
Long Island City, Newtown, Flushing, Jamaica, and the Rockaway Peninsula of the Town of Hempstead became the borough of Queens in Greater New York on January 1, 1898.
The part of Queens County that was not annexed to New York City, consisting of the towns of North Hempstead and Oyster Bay and all of the Town of Hempstead except the Rockaway Peninsula, was constituted as the new Nassau County in 1899.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Queens_County,_New_York   (1679 words)

  
 New York City
New York City is the largest city in the United States, the home of the United Nations, and the center of global finance, communications, and business.
In 2000 the population of the city of New York was 8,008,278; the population of the metropolitan region was 21,199,865.
Manhattan, or New York County, is the smallest of the five boroughs of New York City.
www.thecityofnewyorkcity.com   (2280 words)

  
 Queens, New York City - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Queens, New York City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Largest borough and county of New York City, USA; population (2000 est) 2,229,400.
Queens is connected with Manhattan by the Queens-Midtown Tunnel, and the Queensboro and Triborough bridges.
The administrative region of Queens County was established in 1683, and named after Catherine of Braganza, queen consort of Charles II;; the borough of Queens was constituted in 1898.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Queens,+New+York+City   (294 words)

  
 Long Island City, Queens, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Long Island City, New York, often abbreviated L.I.C., is in the Queens borough of New York City.
Long Island City surrendered its independence in 1898 to become part of New York City.
Long Island City is also home to the largest fortune cookie factory in the United States, owned by Wonton Foods and producing four million fortune cookies a day.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Long_Island_City,_Queens,_New_York   (521 words)

  
 New York City - Queens news
The stars of a new Fernando Ferrer television ad are President George W. Bush and Mayor Michael Bloomberg - both riding what appears to be a donkey and swaying to a country song.
The union representing New York University graduate teaching assistants said Monday it has authorized a strike for Nov. 9 over the university's refusal to negotiate a second contract.
A retired postal worker who fought in World War II as one of the famed Tuskegee Airmen was found dead in his Bronx apartment Monday.
www.nynewsday.com /news/local/queens   (333 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Flushing, part of Queens, New York City, United States, United States (U.S. Political Geography) - ...
It is the seat of Queens College of the City Univ. of New York and the Queens Botanical Gardens.
The Bowne House (1661) and the Quaker meetinghouse (c.1696) are landmarks of the colonial period.
Shea Stadium, home of the New York Mets (baseball), is there, as is the site of the U.S. Open (tennis) championships.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/F/FlushingUS.html   (275 words)

  
 T-Net: News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
New York City Council member John Liu, District Postmaster Lily Jung Burton and NYPA Director of Public and Governmental Affairs Joseph Leary, representing Chief Operating Officer Timothy S. Carey, were on hand today as the trucks were unveiled at the Main Post Office.
These vehicles are the first of their kind to be used in Queens and were especially sought by Liu to help address air quality concerns in Queens.
In New York City, NYPA supplies power for public schools, hospitals, subway and portions of the Long Island Railroad commuter train systems.
www.bctechnology.com /scripts/display_news.cfm?id=21487   (767 words)

  
 New York City Hostels Listings - Hostels in New York City at Hostels.com
The New York hostel is a top of the line facility, which offers amenities, and services that guests are amazed by when they stay with us!
The Dexter House Hostel is located in the heart of the Upper Westside of New York City.
This is the newest hostel in New York and is located on the exclusive Upper East Side of Manhattan.
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 NY1: Top Stories
The Transit Authority is working to equip subway stations throughout the city with emergency exits with so-called "panic bars" near turnstiles and stairwells.
The Food Bank for New York City is launching its largest food drive ever just in time for winter.
For all your New York City news in Spanish, watch NY1 Noticias on Time Warner Digital Cable channel 801, and see a news summary page at NY1noticias.com.
www.ny1.com   (435 words)

  
 Queens - MainTour New York City Vacation Adventure
When visiting New York you'll probably want to take a day trip (or two) to see the many attractions at Flushing Meadows Corona Park which was the site to two major world fairs.
History of the New York City Building - This very historical building housed both the 1939 and 1964 World's Fairs and also the United Nations General Assembly from 1946 to 1952.
Less than a day's drive from New York City, Boston or Philadelphia, the Catskills have long been a popular weekend and summer retreat for city folk.
www.maintour.com /lowerny/nycqueen.htm   (1165 words)

  
 Municipal Art Society
In addition, Lisa will aid the commission's efforts to advocate that preservation be an important component of the city's rebuilding, and she will share the experience the MAS has gained in organizing major public preservation projects like Imagine New York.
The illumination was conceived by a group of talented New York artists and architects and first produced in March 2002.
The arena proposal is moving forward, outside of the city's public review process where the public and local elected officials generally have some opportunity to shape outcomes.
www.mas.org   (1978 words)

  
 New York, New York (10001) Forecast : Weather Underground
New York, New York (10001) Forecast : Weather Underground
The month of September 1882 in New York City was the wettest month
approached the city from the south on the 11th
www.wunderground.com /US/NY/New_York.html   (782 words)

  
 New York City - Queens news
New York Cool Comedy-Hot Cuisine benefit kicks off New York Comedy Festival, Carolines on Broadway, 1626 B'way, 6 p.m.
LES residents hold Town Hall Meeting on the proliferation of bars, 172 Norfolk St. 6:30 p.m.
A disabled Queens man was killed Thursday when a truck driver lost control, clipped an 11-year-old boy and then smashed into a man in a wheelchair outside his home, police said.
www.nynewsday.com /news/local/queens/nyc-hit0819,0,2014355.story?coll=nyc-homepage-breaking2   (568 words)

  
 New York apartment rentals New York City real estate apartment Brooklyn Queens   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
New York City no fee apartment rental agents, real estate brokers, landlords and management companies.
New York apartment rentals - Prime NYC no fee and broker rental apartments.
Licensed: A reputable brokers is licensed and governed by the State of New York.
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 hotels.com - La Quinta Inn Queens (New York City) - Long Island City, NY
Within eight miles of Wall Street and vibrant Times Square, the La Quinta Inn Queens in Long Island City, N.Y., is an ideal hotel for budget-minded families, sports fans, groups and business travelers who want to enjoy all that the Big Apple has to offer.
From the hotel, guests are about five miles from the United Nations, Radio City Music Hall, Rockefeller Center, major stock exchanges, Jacob Javits Convention Center, Shea Stadium, the USTA National Tennis Center and La Guardia Airport.
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www.hotels.com /property.jsp?property=308063&gds=3   (373 words)

  
 Astoria and Long Island City, Queens - New York City Neighborhood - NYC
What's new: The Avalon Riverview offers 372 apartments (starting at $1,745) and gorgeous views of the East River.
There’s also a spiffy new rental building at 21st and Broadway.
The city of New York has put the data online.
www.newyorkmetro.com /realestate/articles/neighborhoods/astorialic.htm   (568 words)

  
 Rent-Direct.com: New York City apartments NO FEE nyc apartment Search & Find
New York City Apartments, Brooklyn Apartments, Queens Apartments, New Jersey Apartments
Has Changed the Way People Rent Apartments in the New York City Area.
Metro New Jersey and New York City Apartments
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 New York Road Runners   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The 2005 ING New York City Marathon Expo is more than just the place to pick up your registration packet.
Click here for some basic guidelines to ensure balanced and proper hydration during the ING New York City Marathon.
ING New York City Marathon™, New York City Marathon®, and the apple/runner logo are the property of the New York Road Runners Club, Inc.
www.nyrrc.org /nyrrc/org/home.html   (318 words)

  
 New York City.com | NYC.com: The Authentic City Site for New York Hotels, Restaurants, Real Estate, Broadway, Tours, ...
Our New York Music Calendar has dates and times for everything from the sold out shows in Madison Square Garden, to the small stage at the back of the bar.
If you are looking for a map of New York City that you may print or view on your computer, just click on the title above.
If you are in town to do some New York sightseeing, these tours are not to be missed.
www.nyc.com   (795 words)

  
 Netizens Cyberstop New York City Page
NYU's New York City and Greenwich Village Communities guide via WWW or via gopher.
New York City Department of Parks and Recreation Calendar - NYC Parks & Recreation
New York City Metro Area Rail Resources at NYU - good resource of information.
www.columbia.edu /~hauben/nyc-guides.html   (302 words)

  
 Raccoon Community Building Space Project, Queens, New York City
A one semester writing workshop for women to explore and discover their inner voice as people who are trying to cross cultural boundaries and create a new identity for themselves.
A workshop designed to restore one's lost sense of memory and awaken the sensitivities left forgotten or asleep to find a new outlook on life in this new cultural environment.
This is an opportunity to ask questions you have always wanted to ask about maneuvering the complicated world of what it means to be a tenant, or an owner in New York City.
www.balkansnet.org /prostor.html   (1993 words)

  
 UFO Sighting Queens, New York City, USA
To: ufosnw@rt66.com From: () Subject: UFO Sighting Reports Below is the result of your feedback form.
Me and my friend Tom were on the LIE (that stands for Long Island Expressway) coming back to Queens from a party on Long Island when we noticed what was like a dotted of line lights flying back the opposite way we were going.
In any case we are not scientists but we are still afraid to fly now.
ufosnmw.tripod.com /reports/lga.html   (311 words)

  
 ACQC 2000... The updated AIDS Center of Queens County Website
Serving the HIV infected and affected population of Queens since 1986.
The mission of the AIDS Center of Queens County is to:
ACQC was founded in October 1986 to provide direct services to residents of Queens living with HIV/AIDS and to educate the community about the virus.
www.acqc.homestead.com   (332 words)

  
 New York Daily News - Home
A Queens man must have been out of his mind when he strangled his mother, a judge said yesterday as he imposed an 11-year prison sentence for the slaying.
Every subway station will be equipped with new emergency exit gates so transit riders can quickly escape from a fire or a terrorist attack, the Daily News has learned.
The management of ABC News and the corporate bosses at Disney are taking their time choosing the next occupant - or occupants - of the "World News Tonight" anchor chair, but Ted Koppel is happy to trumpet his personal preference.
www.nydailynews.com   (1059 words)

  
 La Quinta Inn Queens (New York City) Long Island City New York
Exit 4 (BQE / I-278 West) to exit 36B (Queens Blvd West) and turn left on 38th St. The Inn is on the right.
Turn left onto Queens Blvd. Turn left onto 38th St. The Inn is on the right.
Turn left on 37th St. Turn right on Queens Blvd. The Inn is on the right at 38th St. Enjoy spectacular city views and easy access to Long Island's finest attractions at the all-new La Quinta Inn Queens (New York City).
www.anythingwisconsin.com /hotelinfo/89420.html   (576 words)

  
 Genealogy > USA > New York > Queens County
New York City New York Genealogy  Resources for Family History Research
Queens County New York Genealogy  Resources for Family History Research
Queens, New York Local History and Genealogy  ALHN and AHGP
www.linkpendium.com /genealogy/USA/NY/Queens   (345 words)

  
 Manhattan Apartment Store: New York City apartments for rent or sale.
If you have a lot of belongings to move into your apartment in New York, you might need a full service moving company for your New York move.
For detailed descriptions, photos and floor plans that are updated daily and are all available to be shown by appointment, explore Anchor Associates' New York apartment rental listings.
Comprehensive online information, including how to obtain a credit report to see yourself as your prospective landlord will, frequently asked questions, other resources for New York apartments, a glossary of terms related to apartments, and more.
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